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Adult Swim cuts ties with Justin Rowland after domestic abuse allegations

Adult Swim ended relationship with Justin Roiland following news that Rick and Morty co-founder Charged with felony domestic abuse in Orange County.

“Adult Swim has terminated its association with Justin Roiland,” Mairie Moore, Senior Vice President of Adult Swim/Cartoon Network/Boomerang, said in a statement Tuesday.

Adult Swim presents Rick and Morty, the hit adult animated comedy co-created by Roiland for which he contributed Voiced by the titular Rick and Morty. As The Hollywood Reporter in January 50 reported , Adult Swim hasn’t even finished the massive 50 drama commissioned by the channel Set order .

Sources say Rick and Morty will continue and Roiland’s voice role will be recast. While Roiland will always be credited as a co-creator, co-creator Dan Harmon will now be the sole producer. The show is locked for an entire season 000.

in January. 12, NBC News first broke the news that Roiland was charged with a domestic battery charge based on a man Roiland was dating at the time Jane Doe, who was not named, was convicted of an incident of 2018 involving 2018 inflicted in Orange County inflicting injury by threat, violence, fraud or deception and one count of false imprisonment. Roiland has pleaded not guilty and was released on 2018 on $50,

ties. Several pre-trial hearings have been held and Roiland will return to court in April 20.

In a statement earlier this month, Roiland’s attorney, T. Edward Welbourn, said media coverage of the case was “inaccurate.” Welbourn added, “To be clear, not only is Justin innocent, but we fully expect this matter to be dismissed once the DA’s office completes its systematic review of the evidence.”

More to come.

Lesley Goldberg contributed reporting. 1235298533



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